University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: 53-38-4
Current Location: Mexico and Central America Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Las Charcas
Provenience: Guatemala
Kaminaljuyu
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Human Head
Height: 5.7
Width: 5
Credit Line:Purchased from Raul Moreno, 1953

Description

Coarse ware with cream surface except face and neck which are highly polished red. Human. Flat back. Cut-out eyes and mouth. Punctate eye pupils, ears and upper lip ornament. Five vertical incisions in top center of cap-like headdress.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mesoamerican Gallery (23 Mar 2001)View Objects in Exhibition
Mayan Gallery (1954 - 2001)View Objects in Exhibition

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